If you need immediate help or advice

Emergency / Police 24HR call 000. For crisis support contact Safe Steps 24HR call 1800 015 188.

Get tested if you've got symptoms

Fever, runny nose, cough, sore throat? To find out where to get tested got to vic.gov.au/CORONAVIRUS

Crisis accomodation and support

We offer secure accommodation, safety planning, intensive case management and emotional support

Outreach in the wider community

We provide support services to assist women and children in their own accommodation in the community

Recovery and educational programs

We provide programs that help clients make informed choices and strategies for a safer future

Information in other languages

Find under SEEK HELP section. Persian, Arabic, Dinka, Dari, Vietnamese, Hindi and more

$10

Will purchase a pair of WARM PYJAMAS for a child when they arrive at late at night at the refuge

$30

Will purchase a CHILDREN'S TOILETRY PACK filled with kids toothbrush, wipes, comb, brush, soap and more

$40

Will purchase a CLEANING PACK for clients when they move into stable accommodation

$80

Will purchase a LINEN PACK to provide fresh sheets, doona, pillow and towel when they first arrive at the refuge

$240

Will purchase a  KITCHEN PACK  that includes cutlery, kettle and toaster when our clients move into more stable accommodation and need to set up a home from scratch

$320

Will purchase a HOME PACK that includes like a vacummn cleaner, microwave and ironing board when our clients move into more stable accommodation

$450

Will enable us to continue our COMMUNITY EDUCATION PROGRAMS like our new Financial Wellbeing Group

$4000

Will allow us to create the best possible environment at the NEW REFUGE that will improve the long term outcomes of our clients

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MOVING ON, Art and Wellbeing & Financial Wellbeing Progr

Our FREE Community Education Programs for Term 2 are now open for referrals.

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